The UC Davis School of Education is transforming education through preparation of the best education leaders, researchers, and teachers in the country. We are committed to eliminating inequities in schooling and creating learning opportunities for diverse learners using the power of knowledge and the promise of education.
UC Davis School of Education and the Graduate Group in Education present this special panel showcasing critical, diverse disciplinary perspectives in education from exceptional pre-tenure scholars across the nation.
This roundtable reflects participants overlapping work in movements and initiatives to decrease people’s reliance on imprisonment and policing, to build dialogues and practices capable of reducing sexual and gender violence, and to build quality public educational access for people during imprisonment and after release.
Interim Chancellor Ralph J. Hexter has announced the appointment of Lauren E. Lindstrom as the new dean of the School of Education. She holds a Ph.D. in educational leadership and most recently served as associate dean of Research and Faculty Development in the College of Education at the University of Oregon.
Professor Michal Kurlaender continues to be one of the leading university-based scholars who are doing the most to influence educational policy and practice in the United States. This is the third consecutive year that she has been included in the RHSU Edu-Scholar Public Influence Rankings published in Education Week. Kurlaender’s ranking as one of the top 200 scholars among more than 20,000 education faculty in the United States is a testament to her impact on the field of education.
Professor Deb Niemeier, who has a joint appointment at the School of Education and the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has been elected to the prestigious National Academy of Engineering, which is among the highest honors in the profession.